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The Data Governance Director reports to the VP of Enterprise Data Governance, and is responsible for assisting in Voya's data and information strategy and governance; ensuring proper controls are in place to mitigate risk. The Data Governance Director's role will be responsible for assisting with the information governance and data life cycle management, along with the exploitation of data assets to create business value.
Assist the team in realizing Voya's vision of data managed as an asset; this role will be a key contributor of the Data Governance team and provide feedback up to the VP if necessary.
Understand the Content and Data Governance policy; assist in adherence to policy and assist in the implementation of the Enterprise Data Governance Framework.
Help in the preparation of the agenda and materials for Enterprise Data Management Committee.
Participate in the appointment of data stewards across the enterprise and assist in providing their training and support. Interface with other operational organizations including IT and Information Security.
Assist in the monitoring, remediation, and certification of Critical Data Elements across various systems to ensure consistency.
Assist in managing a central process to capture, prioritize and manage data remediation efforts across the firm.
Represent the Enterprise Data Governance team in various meetings; support socialization of the data program; assist in driving stakeholder alignment with business and technology; prepare and present data governance status.
Assist in defining the metrics and KPI's, in addition to monitoring and reporting on data governance activities, adherence and exceptions using corporate standard dashboards and data analytics systems.
Work in collaboration with stakeholders across functions to develop policies and procedures which will enforce repeatable and reliable processes, thus reducing variability, increasing efficiency and enhancing overall data quality and compliance.
Other duties and projects as assigned.
Knowledge & Experience:
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS or related field; or equivalent work experience
7-10 years of experience in financial services with an understanding of IT, Operations and Data Governance.
Excellent organizational skills; ability to accomplish multiple tasks within the agreed upon timeframes through effective prioritization of duties.
Self-motivated; able to work independently to complete tasks and respond to requests, collaborate with others to identify high quality solutions.
Excellent follow-up skills; ability to organize applicable department timelines and follow up with internal clients.
Proven track record relative to role in building and maintaining solid relationships with internal customers and vendors.
Demonstrated history of working with various groups and different level of employees throughout the organization to effectively achieve results.
Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to present ideas and suggestions clearly and effectively.
Experience in educating and influencing program stakeholders regarding program goals, objectives and approach.
Strong office and software technical skills, including Excel, Visio, PowerPoint system, other enterprise document management database systems and Data Governance applications, such as Collibra.
At Voya, we have identified the following critical skills which are key to success in our culture:
Customer Focused: Passionate drive to delight our customers and offer unique solutions that deliver on their expectations.
Critical Thinking: Thoughtful process of analyzing data and problem solving data to reach a well-reasoned solution.
Team Mentality: Partnering effectively to drive our culture and execute on our common goals.
Business Acumen: Appreciation and understanding of the financial services industry in order to make sound business decisions.
Learning Agility: Openness to new ways of thinking and acquiring new skills to retain a competitive advantage.
Learn more about Critical Skills.